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    SubjectRe: unkillable process
    On 14 Oct 2004 08:26:08 -0400, Johan Kullstam <kullstj-ml@comcast.net> wrote:
    > Albert Cahalan <albert@users.sf.net> writes:
    >
    > > It's really bad when a task group leader exits.
    > > The process becomes unkillable.
    >
    > I have been having zombie problems since 2.6.9-rc1. I run a boinc
    > climateprediction program (related to seti@home) which leaves defunct
    > "cp" processes about. Killing the climatepredictor (called
    > hadsm3um_4.03_i686-pc-linux-gnu) which spawns them causes these zombie
    > cp things to get reaped.

    I believe this is not related. Just a bug in the program missing
    SIGCHLD and not calling waitpid.
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